The Toyota Automobile Museum was opened in 1989 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Toyota Motor Corporation. The main exhibits at the Toyota Automobile Museum are about 140 vehicles from around the world. We have been substantially renewing our regular exhibits since 2016. Our purpose is to present the history of the automobile in a more approachable manner, and to show how the interaction between Japanese and foreign carmakers stimulated and accelerated the evolution of the auto industry throughout the world. While the museum is owned and operated by Toyota, the collection of cars includes many models from other manufacturers. In the main hall, walk through aisles of classic cars dating from the 19th century to the present day.We intend to put some more vehicles on display and make further improvements to the exhibits.
The second floor of the annex is to become our new Cultural Exhibition Area, where selections from our vast collection of car-related books and posters will be displayed. After enjoying the show, visitors are invited to relax in our cafe. We host a variety of ad hoc events, as well. The twice-yearly Toyota Automobile Museum Classic Car Festival and demonstration runs of the vehicles in our collection are also conducted on a regular basis. These events are all designed to help enrich the automotive culture shared by those who attend them. While the thrill of seeing some of the world’s most sought-after cars will surely have you wanting to get behind the wheel, the museum is best reached by metro, with Geidaidori Station located right outside.
Getting Here- From Nagoya Station:
- By Public Transports: From Nagoya Station, take the Higashiyama Line Subway bound for Fujigaoka and get off at “Fujigaoka Station.” Change to the Linimo Line bound for Yakusa and get off at “Geidai-dori Station.” 5 minutes’ walk from No.1 Exit (Turn left).
From Central Japan International Airport (Centrair), take either (1) or (2).
- The Meitetsu Line to Nagoya Station (Approx. 30 minutes).
- Airport Bus to Fujigaoka Station (Approx. 55 minutes).
- By Car: Visitors from Kansai Region: From the Tomei Expressway, Nagoya exit or from the Mei-nikan Expressway, Hongo exit, drive 4km east. The Museum is located along Green Road.
Visitors from Kanto Region: 0.4km west along Green Road from Nagakute IC(Exit1) of Nagoya-Seto Road. To find the Museum, follow the big red sign. Parking:400 cars and 24 buses.
How to get to and around Toyota Museum:
Hours & Fees:
9:30 to 17:00 (entry until 16:30)
Mondays & New Year Holidays
Facilities in Toyota Automobile Museum:
The facilities may be used only on days and hours when the museum is open. Within five days of formally receiving the application, the museum will inform the applicant (contact person) whether or not the request has been approved. The Main Building features some 140 vehicles from around the world, representing the historical progress of automotive technology and culture from the birth of gasoline-powered automobiles to modern cars.The Toyota Automobile Museum is a fascinating showcase for locally-based Toyota Corporation showing the history of the world’s cars and one of the best museums in Nagoya. Additional facilities at the Toyota Automobile Museum include a restaurant called AVIEW, cafeteria, kids’ room, research library, the Rene Lalique Car Mascot Gallery and museum shop.
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